1. Handwritten lyrics and cassette demo of "Soft and Wet" (1977).

2. Handwritten notes left on a sheet music stand inside Studio B (2016).

3. Telecaster guitar with leopard pick guard (largely used 1981-84).

4. Any of the full bodysuits in the wardrobe displays (which hit home how petite he really was).

5. Custom-made, vaguely phallic black Pegasus piano in the once-private Piano Room (from the 1990s).

6. Purple Yamaha grand piano he played on his Piano & a Microphone Tour (this past winter).

7. Letter of condolence to "family and friends of Prince" from Barack and Michelle Obama (May 18, 2016).

CHRIS RIEMENSCHNEIDER